The Ministry is in charge of maintaining justice in the state as well as other justice related matters.
The areas of responsibility include but are not limited to:

  • Set up Commissions and Tribunals of Inquiry in the State.
  • Administration of justice, administration of Estates and Trustees.
  • Public prosecution and civil litigation.
  • Relations with the judiciary, Judicial Service Commission, State of Osun, Federal Ministry of Justice, Committee on Prerogative of Mercy and Law Enforcement Agencies.
  • Law reporting and revision, compilation, distribution and sale of the Annual Laws of the State, legislative drafting and constitutional matters.
  • Administration of Oaths, human rights and consumer protection, provision of legal aid to the poor, legal advisory and Alternative Dispute Resolution Services (Mediation).
  • Appointment and supervision of the activities of Justice of Peace in the State.
  • Initiate legislation for the maintenance of peace, order and good government within the State.

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